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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 130v

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David: brought Head of Ishbosheth, Baanah and Rechab: Death, and David: proclaimed King -- Man, wearing headgear, with right raises Horn of Unction above David, crowned, with left hand raised, before Baanah and Rechab, both kneeling, one holding crowned head of Ishbosheth on his sword, and the other with hands raised toward man, wearing headgear, standing with sword raised. Scene in landscape.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Samuel 04:08-12, 05:03.

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